ROSEMONT, Ill. — The National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA) has made its updated volume of The NRCA Roofing Manual, The NRCA Roofing Manual: Metal Panel and SPF Roof Systems—2012, available for pre-order. The manual, which updates and replaces The NRCA Roofing Manual: Metal Panel and SPF Roof Systems—2008, provides comprehensive information, including design, materials and installation techniques, applicable to metal panel and spray polyurethane foam (SPF) roof systems used in low- and steep-slope applications.

The manual’s Metal Panel Roof Systems section includes guidelines applicable to metal and metal panel roof systems, substrates, architectural metal panel systems and structural metal panel roof systems, as well as 91 construction details. The SPF Roof Systems section includes information about materials, application, and design considerations and guidelines, as well as 41 construction details, including SPF reroofing details.

The NRCA Roofing Manual: Metal Panel and SPF Roof Systems—2012 is $125 for NRCA members and $195 for nonmembers. For more information and to pre-order the manual, go to shop.nrca.netor contact NRCA’s Customer Service Department at 866-275-6722 or To pre-order multiple copies of the manual and receive discounted pricing, contact Bryan White, NRCA’s director of marketing and business development, at 800-323-9545, ext. 7554 or

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